Friday, January 17, 2014

Carbon Monoxide News January 17, 2014 - posts updated frequently

Every day is a carbon monoxide safety education day. 
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“There is a solution”
"Fly Like An Eagle" Steve Miller Band - music link 

Red Cross - Typhoon Appeal continues in the Philippines. Another please, with hopes of another thank you. Bob Dwyer, CSME Carbon Monoxide Safety

Red Cross - Disaster Relief to safely assist law enforcement, fire department, utility company, city, county and state authorities as repair and rebuilding moves forward. Bob Dwyer, CSME Carbon Monoxide Safety 

Nationally, the Red Cross provides food and shelter to people affected by as many as 70,000 fires annually, or about one fire every eight minutes.

Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning to yourself and others. Measure carbon monoxide for safety and knowledge. The more you test the more you learn. Measurement is education at its best. Bob Dwyer, CSME Carbon Monoxide Safety 

CO and Air Quality News Links 
Mother of boy killed by CO poisoning to share her story
WSOC Charlotte
The mother of a boy who died from carbon monoxide poisoning in a Boone hotel will be speaking publicly about her son's death for the first time Friday ...

Man pleads not guilty regarding hotel deaths
Blowing Rocket
The man charged with involuntary manslaughter in three carbon monoxide deaths at the Boone Best Western - turned himself in on ...

Carbon monoxide suspected in death, injury in Lubbock motel ...
One man is dead and a woman is hospitalized in what investigators suspect is a case of carbon monoxide poisoning Thursday, Jan. 16, in a Lubbock motel ...

1 Dead, 7 Injured in Oak Brook Carbon Monoxide Leak
NBC Chicago
At least seven people were hospitalized and one person was killed following a carbon monoxide leak in a suburban Oak Brook home Thursday…

Loews Atlanta Hotel Evacuation Ends After Parking Garage Fire ...
After the fire was extinguished at around 3:30 p.m., firefighters had to go through the hotel and office building to check for carbon monoxide in the two ...

Reading, Mass. school to reopen after second carbon monoxide scare
An elementary school in Reading, Mass. will reopen once again Friday after a second carbon monoxide scare. The Barrows Elementary ...

Carbon monoxide alarm saves South Wraxall family
This Is Wiltshire
A family of three had a lucky escape this week after their carbon monoxide alarm sounded and stopped them being poisoned. Wiltshire Fire & Rescue ...

Seven in hospital after gas leak
Glasgow Evening Times
"People should have a carbon monoxide detector in any room containing a boiler or fuel burning appliance, including gas fires and paraffin heaters… 

Who is responsible for the air you breathe? 
Take control inside your homes. 
-Link to:  CO alarm standards  

The lowest U.L. 2034 & CSA 6.19 carbon monoxide alarm test point is: 
- 70 PPM to 149 PPM –resist one hour, must alarm before 4 hours 
Please read the alarm information on the package and in the instructions. Know when your fire department and emergency responders begin wearing their breathing apparatus and what their civilian evacuation levels are for carbon monoxide; it may be before 70 PPM. It is for pregnant women, infants & children, the elderly and all people of vulnerable health. Bob Dwyer, CSME Carbon Monoxide Safety 

Consider low level protection for carbon monoxide and smoldering fire detection problems; don't leave anyone behind.

These following links may be of some use to you: 

· Please take CARBON MONOXIDE SAFETY CARE during all holiday and everyday activities.

National Conference of State Legislatures 
Carbon Monoxide Detectors State Statutes 
Twenty-seven U.S. states have statutes that require carbon monoxide detectors in certain residential buildings. Updated Nov. 2011 
Alaska | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Florida |Georgia | Illinois | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts| Michigan 
| Vermont |Virginia | Washington | Wisconsin | West Virginia 

The following companies are acknowledged for their continued support of carbon monoxide safety education and this daily news blog. They may just have what you are looking for. 
Fieldpiece Instruments 
The Energy Conservatory 
IntelliTec Colleges 
CO Experts   CO-Experts Model 2014 Brochure 
Masimo (See the non-invasive RAD-57) 
Mahugh Fire & Safety 
ESCO Institute 
TPI - Test Products International